The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 31 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 47 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.28% 5.34% 5.92%
As % of the General category 12.21% 13.52% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 9
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£400 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £100 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +25.58%
Retail
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
385 281 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 43.26% 39.52% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 128 81
Average daily rate £361 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £31.30 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 45 (38.46%) Finance
2 28 (23.93%) Banking
3 22 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (16.24%) Project Management
4 19 (16.24%) Retail Banking
5 18 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 17 (14.53%) Business Analysis
7 13 (11.11%) EPoS
8 12 (10.26%) UNIX
9 10 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (6.84%) Degree
11 8 (6.84%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (6.84%) Migration
11 8 (6.84%) Windows
12 7 (5.98%) ITIL
12 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.98%) Linux
12 7 (5.98%) Red Hat
12 7 (5.98%) Automotive
12 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
12 7 (5.98%) WebSphere
13 6 (5.13%) Credit Risk
13 6 (5.13%) Marketing
13 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
13 6 (5.13%) Change Management
13 6 (5.13%) IBM
13 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
13 6 (5.13%) HTML

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.98%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.71%) CMS
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.85%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Firewall
1 3 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (0.85%) SSH
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.71%) OLTP
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (38.46%) Finance
2 28 (23.93%) Banking
3 19 (16.24%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.98%) Automotive
5 6 (5.13%) Marketing
6 5 (4.27%) Legal
7 4 (3.42%) Back Office
8 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.71%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (34.19%) Analyst
2 32 (27.35%) Business Analyst
3 17 (14.53%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.40%) Architect
5 6 (5.13%) Developer
6 5 (4.27%) Trainer
6 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.42%) Administrator
7 4 (3.42%) Service Manager
7 4 (3.42%) Consultant
7 4 (3.42%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.56%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 3 (2.56%) Security Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (2.56%) Business Manager
8 3 (2.56%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 3 (2.56%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (2.56%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (2.56%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) HTML
2 3 (2.56%) .NET
2 3 (2.56%) CSS
3 2 (1.71%) JSP
3 2 (1.71%) J2EE
3 2 (1.71%) XHTML
3 2 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.71%) JSTL
3 2 (1.71%) Dojo
3 2 (1.71%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (0.85%) Worklight
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.85%) jQuery
4 1 (0.85%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (0.85%) HTML5
4 1 (0.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.85%) Middleware
4 1 (0.85%) WinForms
4 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) EPoS
2 6 (5.13%) Credit Risk
3 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.42%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.56%) Clustering
6 2 (1.71%) User Experience
6 2 (1.71%) PMI
6 2 (1.71%) W3C
6 2 (1.71%) HACMP
7 1 (0.85%) DTV
7 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.85%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.85%) VSAM
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) UNIX
2 9 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.84%) Windows
4 7 (5.98%) Linux
5 3 (2.56%) AIX
5 3 (2.56%) Solaris
6 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.71%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.71%) MVS
7 1 (0.85%) SUSE
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) HPUX
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (16.24%) Project Management
3 18 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 17 (14.53%) Business Analysis
5 10 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.84%) Migration
7 7 (5.98%) ITIL
7 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.13%) Change Management
9 5 (4.27%) CRM
9 5 (4.27%) Scrum
10 4 (3.42%) Time Management
10 4 (3.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (2.56%) User Stories
11 3 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.56%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.27%) Java
1 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.42%) SQL
3 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.71%) C
4 2 (1.71%) C#
4 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.85%) Korn
5 1 (0.85%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.85%) C++
5 1 (0.85%) Perl
5 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) ISEB
3 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) SLA
1 2 (1.71%) COREP
1 2 (1.71%) FINREP
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.85%) COBIT
2 1 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.71%) GPFS
2 1 (0.85%) Samba
2 1 (0.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.85%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.85%) YaST
3 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.85%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (0.85%) Control-M
3 1 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (5.98%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.13%) IBM
3 5 (4.27%) SAP
4 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle
5 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.56%) VMware
5 3 (2.56%) F5
6 2 (1.71%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.71%) NetApp
6 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.71%) Intel
7 1 (0.85%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.85%) Informatica
7 1 (0.85%) Sybase
7 1 (0.85%) Sun
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) Symantec
7 1 (0.85%) Remedy
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago